Whittier, CA asked in Criminal Law and Admiralty / Maritime for California

Q: OK so I was sitting in a gas parking lot with two of my friends And my starter went out so I pushed my car over to a

Parking stall While waiting for a tow truck to come get me 3 1/2 hours later a sheriff drives behind me turns around comes back doesn’t turn his lights on or nothing demands me to shut my trunk and then starts giving me the third degree and asking me questions out of the blue then starts to perform a drug and alcohol sobriety test on me and when I pull my wrist away he arrest me and my other two friends then proceeds to search my vehicle with no probable clause in that search they find paraphernalia and A little bit of drugs and three abalone they charge me for the drugs and my two other friends then while in jail fishing game come and ask me about the abalone I told him I found them in a bush they don’t give me no charges at that point in time they said that they would be added onto the drug charges I told him I was illegally searched and Seizure and that it would be all in admissible in court now it’s like we never got arrested for the drugs charges were dropped on everybody except i

1 Lawyer Answer
James R. Dickinson
James R. Dickinson
  • San Bernardino, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: More information in needed. You should have a confidential consultation with a local attorney as soon as possible. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal legal advice and representation.]

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